2018 RAM 1500

2018 RAM 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 RAM 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The 2018 RAM 1500 continues a proud tradition of outfoxing its 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 rival by offering:

  • Up to a Best-in-Class 29 Highway MPG vs. 24 Highway MPG
  • Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8 Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Class-Exclusive Active-Level™ Four-Corner Air Suspension
  • 4-Inch Touchscreen Display

In addition, the RAM 1500 has earned the highest owner loyalty in the segment. After even a cursory comparison with the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500, it’s not hard to see why.

Power and Efficiency

2018 RAM 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Diesel Engine

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Best-in-Class 29

Maximum Highway MPG


Standard Horsepower

Standard Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® 8 Eight-Speed Automatic


Standard 6-Speed Automatic

With more standard power on hand and significantly higher efficiency scores, the 2018 RAM 1500 leaves the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 far behind. Its available 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 even offers a stellar 754-mile highway driving range, and the TorqueFlite transmission system comes with Class-Exclusive Rotary E-shift for seamless shifting.

Drive Systems

Both the 2018 RAM 1500 and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado bring their A-game when it comes to performance technology, but only the RAM can boast Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension. With automatic load leveling, it pushes capability further and revolutionizes RAM performance:

  • Adjustable air springs can raise or lower the vehicle to one of five preset ride height settings.
  • Dashboard controls allow for precise adjustment.
  • Smart sensors detect when you’re at highway speeds then lower the truck automatically to reduce drag and improve efficiency.
2018 RAM 1500


2018 RAM 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

8.4-Inch Touchscreen Display

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6-Way Power Passenger Seat

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Trim Levels


With 11 available trim levels to the Chevy Silverado 1500’s 8, the new RAM 1500 provides a richer array of options, so finding the right feature set is going to feel easier.

The 2018 RAM 1500 Upstages the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

For a first-class half-ton pickup, drivers turn to the 2018 RAM 1500 over the Silverado and the GMC Sierra 1500 too. Schedule a test drive today, or feel free to contact us if you’d like to talk through anything from financing options to trim levels. We’re located at 1625 Auto Park Way in Escondido, CA, so stop by our showroom today! While you’re here, be sure to check out the RAM 1500 reviews!

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